Special Topics in Media Technology: Cooperative Machines

Photo of Leo, a robot with big, furry ears.

The robot Leo. (Image courtesy Andrea Lockerd and Guy Hoffman. Used with permission.)


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Fall 2003



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This course examines the issues, principles, and challenges toward building machines that cooperate with humans and with other machines. Philosophical, scientific, and theoretical insights into this subject will be covered, as well as how these ideas are manifest in both natural and artificial systems (e.g. software agents and robots).

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Cynthia Breazeal. MAS.965 Special Topics in Media Technology: Cooperative Machines. Fall 2003. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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